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Record El Niño Set to Cause Hunger for 10 Million Poorest

Oxfam says countries already facing a ‘major emergency’ include Ethiopia, where 4.5 million people need food aid.

Scientists: Offshore Wind a ‘Missed Opportunity’ in U.S.

Offshore wind development in the U.S. has proven to be a missed opportunity, a new paper says.

Rising Emissions Threaten Goal of Poverty-Free World

If the world is to end extreme poverty, emissions must fall to near zero by 2100, researchers said.

5 Things to Know About Climate on Public Lands Day

Climate change will likely figure heavily into lessons about the value of public lands this weekend.

Researchers Tally the Global Cost of Melting Permafrost

Emissions from melting permafrost could cost the global economy $43 trillion by 2200.

Study: EPA May Be Underestimating Landfill Methane

Landfills may be a greater source of methane emissions than previously thought, a new study says.

Climate Researchers Plan Glider Mission to Edge of Space

A glider designed to reach the edge of space will study weather and climate at 90,000 feet.

Firestorm Leaves ‘Mass Destruction’ in California

Drought-fueled wildfires over the weekend destroyed hundreds of homes and killed at least one person.

Middle East Faces Water Shortages for the Next 25 Years

Rising population and dwindling water supplies will affect millions of people and exacerbate conflict in the region.

Better Health a Key Benefit of Renewables, Study Says

A key benefit of burning fewer fossil fuels and building renewables is cleaner air and saved lives.

Alyson Kenward Talks ‘Danger Days’ on WVM Radio

Alyson Kenward talks danger days in Charleston, W.Va. on West Virginia Morning radio.

Drought-Fueled Wildfires Burn 7 Million Acres in U.S.

More than 7 million acres of land have burned in the U.S. so far in 2015.

Surge In ‘Danger Days’ Just Around The Corner

Warming temperatures are about to push U.S. cities into a new regime where danger days are more common.

Dangerous Heat & Summer Sports

Managing heat during exercise will become more vital as climate change ups the number of danger days.

Study: Warming May Bring Heightened Salmonella Risk

Researchers say extreme weather and temperature events may lead to an uptick in salmonella poisoning.

Drought May Stunt Forests’ Ability to Capture Carbon

A new study shows that droughts are harming forests' ability to store carbon and mitigate climate change.

What Warming Means for 4 of Summer’s Worst Pests

Climate change could mean more summer pests like mosquitoes and ticks across more parts of the country.

Mosquito Season Getting Longer

In many parts of the country, changes in climate have likely increased habitat suitability for mosquitoes.

Stagnant Summer Days on the Rise in U.S.

Summer days with stagnant air are on the rise in the U.S., which can mean more days with bad air quality.

Stagnant Days of Summer on the Rise

Studies suggest a warming climate will further increase the number of stagnation days, a key factor influencing air pollution.


Dire, Record Low Snowpack in California This year's sad California snowpack "obliterates" the previous record low.

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